Teatro Moliere, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Ceja vs Manzanilla?
Franklin Manzanilla beat Julio Ceja by on Saturday 26th May 2018 at Teatro Moliere in Distrito Federal.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Franklin Manzanilla.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Ceja vs Manzanilla stats
Julio Ceja stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Franklin Manzanilla made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Manzanilla had a slight advantage in power over Ceja, with a 94% knock out percentage over Ceja's 88%.
Julio Ceja was the younger man by 5 years, at 29 years old.
Manzanilla had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ceja.
Both Julio Ceja & Franklin Manzanilla fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ceja was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Manzanilla, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 76 more professional rounds, 184 to Manzanilla's 108.
Ceja vs Manzanilla form
Julio Ceja had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux on 23rd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Franklin Manzanilla on 26th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Teatro Moliere, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anselmo Moreno on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Centro de Convenciones Amador, Panama City, Panama.
Before that, he had lost to Hugo Ruiz on 27th February 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
He had won against Hugo Ruiz on 29th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Ceja's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
Manzanilla's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ceja vs Manzanilla?
Julio Ceja was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Franklin Manzanilla made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.